Randolph Clayton (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

CLEARWATER, S.C. - Mr. Randolph Clayton, 91, of Clearwater, SC, beloved husband of fifty-four years to Mrs. Marion Buckner Waters Clayton and son of the late Issac and Claudia Oglesby Clayton, died Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009. Born in Rocky Ford, GA, he had been a resident of Aiken County, SC, most of his life where he owned and operated Clayton's Barber Shop in Gloverville, SC, for fifty years, retiring at the age of eighty-five. He was a member of Clearwater First Baptist Church. Mr. Clayton enjoyed playing his guitar and collecting coins. In addition to his wife, family members include children, Helen Randall, (the late Horace) Wagener, SC, Randy Clayton, (Genevieve) Batesburg, SC, Byron Clayton, Batesburg, SC, Sheryl Mishoe, (the late Rev. James G.) Charleston, SC, Thomas 'Buster' Waters, (Esther) Graniteville, SC and the late Sarah Wheeler, fourteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 4th, 2009, at 11 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC, with Pastor John Bolin officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. The family has asked that memorials in memory of Mr. Clayton be made to Clearwater First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 610 Clearwater, SC 29822 or Regency Hospice, 105 Summerwood Way, Aiken SC 29803. Friends may call at the family home. The family will greet friends Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 from 6 until 8 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, U.S. Hwy. #1, Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 3, 2009